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  Re: EXC_BAD_ACCESS error for IStream  
From: SLby
Date: 14 Jan 2014 02:10:01
Message: <web.52d4e216debb686674afc32f0@news.povray.org>
"S-Lim" <byl### [at] hotmailcom> wrote:
> Hi, I'm trying to build an OS X app that has a GUI layout similar to the Windows
> version while running the linux version of povray in the background for
> operations, since it is compilable with modifications i assume it works. I've
> used the povray 3.6.2 source and fixed the outstanding errors accordingly with
> the help of the internet. I'm using precompiled libraries for the image
> libraries and they've been included into my xcode project.
>
> I understand that it might sound really amateurish but I'm just starting with
> the linux and mac systems so please bear with me, thanks!
>
> I'm executing the file by splitting up the original main function into smaller
> subfunctions and passing in "povray /path/to/file/biscuit.pov" where path to
> file is the path to the pov file.
>
> Currently I'm having problems with the IStream portion in fileinputoutput.cpp.
>
> the exact error is:
> "Thread 1: EXC_BAD_ACCESS (code=I386_GPFLT)"
> at this part of the code
> "POV_PLATFORM_BASE.CreateIStream(stype)"
>
> I've googled extensively with regard to that error, apparently it has something
> to do with an invalid pointer, invalid location or permissions. But digging into
> the source it seems to me that this create stream simply creates a class object
> [IStream : IOBase] with the value 'stype' in one of its arguments.
>
> Any ideas what might be causing the problem and how do I address it? Thanks in
> advance for any help!

Not sure if I can actually edit the previous post, so sorry for the double
posting. but i believe the POV_PLATFORM_BASE was the cause of the problem for
me. i stripped it down to its bare function which is essentially new
IStream(type) and it worked. sorry for the trouble! Can I delete this somehow?


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